Guisborough Town goalkeeper Jordan Nixon scores 94th minute equaliser in FA Cup Extra Preliminary round
- Guisborough goalkeeper Jordan Nixon scored a 94th minute goal in the FA Cup
- Nixon lashed home a loose ball to equalise in the 3-3 draw with Newton Aycliffe
- The two clubs now face a reply to see who goes through to the Preliminary round
- The winner then faces another five rounds before the first round proper
Patrick Boyland For Mailonline
Every year the FA Cup serves up memorable stories, and with the Extra Preliminary round of the 2018-19 edition already under way, Guisborough Town goalkeeper Jordan Nixon has become the latest player to make a name for himself.
The stopper scored a 94th minute equaliser to earn his side a replay against Newton Aycliffe following a thrilling 3-3 draw.
Trailing 3-2 with just seconds left on the clock, Nixon slammed home a loose ball to the delight of the home fans.
Guisborough goalkeeper Jordan Nixon (pink) scored a 94th minute goal in the FA Cup
Nixon lashed home a loose ball to equalise in the 3-3 draw with Newton Aycliffe
The two clubs now face a reply to see who goes through to the Preliminary round
The winner then faces a potential further five rounds before the first round proper
Nixon was mobbed by his team-mates after scoring the late 94th minute equaliser
He posted on Twitter after the game asking if the goal would feature on Match of the Day
FA CUP QUALIFYING ROUNDS 2018-19
1. EXTRA PRELIMINARY ROUND
2. Preliminary Round
3. First Round Qualifying
4. Second Round Qualifying
5. Third Round Qualifying
6. Fourth Round Qualifying
‘I couldn’t have done it better really, could I? I think I’ll have to tell all of them to stay behind after training and show them how to do it,’ he said after the game.
‘I didn’t think for one minute I was missing either.’
Nixon also took to Twitter to post a video of the goal along with the caption: ‘Chances of this been featured on tonight? It’s definitely got a chance.’
Conservative MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, Simon Clarke, was in attendance at the game, supporting local side Newton Aycliffe.
He tweeted: ‘Fantastic game today, an incredible 3-3 draw with keeper Jordan Nixon scoring with literally the last kick of the game!
‘Thanks to all the club for such a great afternoon.’
Guisborough and Newton Aycliffe are now set for a replay to determine who will advance to the next round.
The winners face the prospect of a minimum five matches in order to make the first round proper.
Premier League side Chelsea are the holders of the competition after beating Manchester United 1-0 in May.